Maurice Borrmans was born in France and belongs to the Society of Missionaries of Africa (the White Fathers). He took his doctorate at the Sorbonne (Paris) and lived for twenty years in Algeria and Tunisia. He taught at the Pontifical Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies (PISAI) in Rome, was an editor of the review Islamochristiana from 1975 to 2004, and was also a consultor to the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue. Amongst hismany works we may list Guidelines for dialogue between Christians and Muslims (Paulist Press, 1990).
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